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THE ORIGINAL RELOCATION GUIDE — TRIANGLE NC | VOLUmE 16 — IssUE 1 46 wake forest Shortly after the college moved, the Southeastern Baptist Convention decided to locate its new seminary in Wake Forest. Today, the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary still calls Wake Forest's downtown home. Small town residents know how to relax and enjoy themselves and Wake Forest is no exception. There are many opportunities for getting out on the town throughout the year. For the best in cultural oferings, check out the Wake Forest Historical Museum or the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, both accessible in the walkable downtown. The Renaissance Center includes 10,000 square feet of commercial space and ofers a variety of cultural events, including concerts, plays, exhibits and recitals. Throughout the year, one can always fnd something to do in Wake Forest. Crowd-pleasing events include the annual Holiday Parade, Art After Hours, Spring Concerts at Joyner Park, Mardi Gras Festival, the American Dance Festival, Wake Forest ARTS, the Forest Moon Community Theater, Six Sundays in Spring event, andt he Meet in the Street Festival that draws more than 10,000 residents to the downtown area. The Wake Forest Parks & Recreation Department manages 561 acres of local parks, open space, natural land and trails. This includes fve baseball/softball felds, three soccer felds, one pool, six picnic areas, eight playgrounds, eight lighted tennis courts, a dog park, the Wake Forest Community House, Flaherty Park Community Center, and more than six miles of greenway trails. With a 12,000-acre lake and 26,000 acres of woodlands, Falls Lake State Recreation Area ofers a choice of recreation areas and activities. The lake ofers fshing, boating and swimming, and on the land, you can enjoy walking, mountain biking or camping along a portion of the state's Mountains-to-Sea Trail. For the sports enthusiast, The Factory ofers ice rinks, a skate park, indoor soccer, an infatable playground, miniature golf and go-carts, while Heritage Golf Club, Brevofeld Golf Links and Paschal Golf Club ofer really great golf any time of the year. The Wake Forest Farmers' Market has grown into a lively community event each Saturday morning. They ofer fresh- of-the-farm produce; pasture-raised beef, poultry, and pork; free-range eggs; fresh and dried herbs; honey, jams, and preserves; fresh-cut fowers; and delicious baked goods. From an advantageous location to job and educational opportunity to afordable real estate, you can have it all here. Wake Forest is an up-and-coming Triangle community that has managed to retain all of it's small town charm. [] THERMO DIRECT SERVES CUSTOMERS IN RALEIGH, GARNER & SURROUNDING AREA Providing whole house diagnostics for your residential home comfort needs. Thermo Direct is the "Second Opinion" every home needs. Call our Home Comfort Doctors today for a complete diagnostic evaluation of your heating and cooling system. We have the answers… no excuses only solutions! Free Same day service available, FREE service/Diagnostic fees with any repair, Free In-Home Custom Evaluations for Replacements, Fixed right or Your Next House Call is Free, Comfort Club Monthly Maintenance Plans, Indoor Air Quality Products, as well as whole house Weatherization and Energy Audits. To schedule an appointment give us a call at 919-662-4112 or schedule an appointment online. HEATING • COOLING • GENERAL CONTRACTING

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